Keep Memory Alive at the Cleveland Clinic Lou Ruvo Center for Brain Health in Las Vegas hosts "Lunch & Learn" talks most Wednesdays from noon to 1:00. Most often they cover topics of interest to those serving as caregivers to people with dementia.
You're invited to join Red Shoe Society and Ronald McDonald House Charities of Greater Las Vegas for a family-friendly night of ugly sweaters, ice skating, food, and giving back December 21 at City National Arena. Skating from 5 to 7 pm is just $10 with skates included. 100% of proceeds benefit RMHC.
The Rape Crisis Center in Las Vegas uses male and female volunteers, ages 21 and over, to assist sexual assault victims. Volunteers assist the staff of the center by answering crisis calls around the clock, making referrals for victims and others who are seeking assistance, and more.
Leisure Connection (for adults 22+) is a social group for high-functioning adults with developmental disabilities. It provides recreational activities that promote socialization and independence in the community. Activities include bowling, movies, sports events, lunch/dinner outings, and leisure education classes. Hosted by the City of Las Vegas.
Diedre Thompson from The Color Purple, The Musical and Anika Ellis-Mungin from KC and the Sunshine Band perform the greatest dance hits of the 1970s. Fri 7P; Sat 2P and 7P, $44. Myron’s Cabaret Jazz at The Smith Center, thesmithcenter.com
Photographer Cody Brothers presents a photo essay of many of the water resources within the state of Nevada. Free for members or with paid general admission. Through December 31. Springs Preserve, springspreserve.org
Patterns surround us in nature. They’ll tell you how our planet works, if you know where to find them. They form the veins of a leaf, the spiral of a nautilus, and the spots on a giraffe. Enter the mirror maze and you will step inside a massive pattern: a dizzying, seemingly infinite sea of triangles to navigate and find the secrets inside … including the way out. Through January 6.
The Progressive Summit will offer trainings, workshops, and break-out sessions designed to educate and empower you with strategies to create change as we move into the 2019 Legislative session and beyond. It's two days of in-depth, informative, and engaging progressive conversation and know-how.
A Public Fit Theatre Company presents a staged reading of "Appropriate" by Branden Jacobs-Jenkins. The Lafayette clan descends upon the decrepit homestead of their newly-departed patriarch. The adult children sort through a horde of mementos, clutter, debt, and all the family baggage. As they make a disturbing discovery, the contentious reunion explodes.
The Southern Nevada Rock Art Association meets on the fourth Monday of every month, starting at 6:30 p.m., in the REI store in Boca Park. Admission is free and anyone interested in rock art is invited to attend. There's usually a program on rock art and/or archeology, most often local or regional.
In the overwhelming quiet of the woods, six runaways from city life embark on a silent retreat. As these strangers confront internal demons both profound and absurd, their vows of silence collide with the achingly human need to connect.